Re: A less-painful way of adding dictionaries to HTML...

On  1 Oct 97, Jukka Korpela <> wrote:

> On Tue, 30 Sep 1997, Rob wrote:
> > Maybe the simplest way to implement a dictionary of terms, acronyms and 
> > abbreviations:
> > 
> >   <link rel=Dictionary href="dictionary.html">
> > 
> > Where "dictionary.html" contains plain old definition lists:
> [..]
> One note, however, about a restriction involved, or about some need for
> enhancements at a later stage of development: The suggestion is
> implicitly based on the idea of there being (at most) _one_ dictionary for
> each document. It would often be very inconvenient to combine, say,
> a general-purpose abbrev dictionary and a specialized dictionary of 
> technical terms just to provide a single dictionary for some document.

I see no reason why multiple dictionaries cannot be used.

Using frames or IFRAME or OBJECT might complicate things though.


Received on Wednesday, 1 October 1997 05:28:46 UTC